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Then spake Elisha unto the woman, whose son he had restored to life, saying, Arise, and go thou and thine household, and sojourn wheresoever thou canst sojourn: for the LORD hath called for a famine; and it shall also come upon the land seven years.

Whose son

Called for a famine

Bible References

Whose son

2 Kings 4:18
And when the child was grown, it fell on a day that he went out to his father to the reapers.


Genesis 12:10
And there was a famine in the land. And Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine was severe in the land.
Genesis 26:1
And there was a famine in the land, besides the first famine that was in the days of Abraham. And Isaac went to Abimelech king of the Philistines, to Gerar.
Genesis 47:4
And they said to Pharaoh, We have come to sojourn in the land, for there is no pasture for thy servants' flocks, for the famine is severe in the land of Canaan. Now therefore, we pray thee, let thy servants dwell in the land of Gos
Ruth 1:1
And it came to pass in the days when the judges judged, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehem-judah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.

The lord

Genesis 41:25
And Joseph said to Pharaoh, The dream of Pharaoh is one; what God is about to do he has declared to Pharaoh.
Leviticus 26:19
And I will break the pride of your power. And I will make your sky as iron, and your earth as brass,
Deuteronomy 28:22
LORD will smite thee with consumption, and with fever, and with inflammation, and with fiery heat, and with the sword, and with blight, and with mildew. And they shall pursue thee until thou perish.
1 Kings 17:1
And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the sojourners of Gilead, said to Ahab, As LORD, the God of Israel, lives, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word.
1 Kings 18:2
And Elijah went to show himself to Ahab. And the famine was severe in Samaria.
Psalm 105:16
And he called for a famine upon the land. He broke the whole staff of bread.
Psalm 107:34
a fruitful land into a salt desert, for the wickedness of those who dwell therein.
Haggai 1:11
And I called for a drought upon the land, and upon the mountains, and upon the grain, and upon the new wine, and upon the oil, and upon that which the ground brings forth, and upon men, and upon cattle, and upon all the labor of th
Luke 21:11
And great earthquakes will be in various places, and famines and plagues. And there will be fearful sights and great signs from the sky.
Acts 11:28
And one of them named Agabus, after standing up, signified by the Spirit there was going be a great famine in the whole world, which also happened under Claudius Caesar.

Called for a famine

Jeremiah 25:29
For, lo, I begin to work evil at the city which is called by my name, and should ye be utterly unpunished? Ye shall not be unpunished. For I will call for a sword upon all the inhabitants of the earth, says LORD of hosts.